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Bellamy, Francis

Born: 1855 AD
Died: 1931 AD
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1855 – Born on the 18th of May.

 

Graduated from University of Rochester where he was a brother of Alpha Delta Phi Fraternity.

 

1892 – Composed the original Pledge of Allegiance for the Boston-based Youth’s Companion.

 

1931 – Bellamy died on 28th of August and was buried in Rochester, New York.

 

His original Pledge:

 

"I pledge allegiance to my Flag and to the Republic for which it stands, one nation indivisible, with liberty and justice for all"